Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2017 Betting: Bonneval vs. Hartnell

October 12, 2017

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2017 Betting: Bonneval vs. Hartnell

It is tipped to be a repeat of the Underwood Stakes quinella at Caulfield on the weekend with Bonneval and Hartnell dominating 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes betting this Guineas Day.

Hartnell

Hartnell is out to turn the tables on his last start conqueror in Saturday’s 2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes getting up over 2000m. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

One of four elite levels on the card, this year’s Group 1 $1 million Ladbrokes Stakes (2000m) features eleven runners drawn the outside barrier is race favourite Bonneval ($3).

This Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained mare is absolutely flying and has been called a moral by Hall of Fame hoop Jim Cassidy for the Caulfield Cup 2017 next start.

The four-year-old daughter of Makfi will have only seven days between runs from this weekend, where she chases a seventh consecutive win, and the Group 1 $3 million Caulfield Cup (2400m).

She also chases the Spring Cups double, tipped to back-up from the Caulfield Cup and step-up to two miles at Flemington on Tuesday November 4 for the Group 1 $6 million Melbourne Cup (3200m).

As a three-year-old Bonneval enjoyed back-to-back mile and a half wins completing the cross-Tasman NZ Oaks – ATC Oaks double.

She has been outstanding again in Melbourne this spring, firstly taking out the Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) over the Moonee Valley mile before re-entering the Group 1 winners’ stall.

In her maiden Caulfield run, Bonneval was too good for her rivals in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) and now looks to emulate fellow Kiwi Ocean Park (2012) doing the Underwood – Caulfield Stakes double.

Bonneval is out to do the Underwood Stakes – Caulfield Stakes double last completed by fellow Kiwi Ocean Park (2012)

The favourite hasn’t lost a single one of her starts over 2000m, so the extra distance on Saturday will suit.

Also set to relish the step-up from 1800m to 2000m this weekend is the close second favourite in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes odds Hartnell ($3.30).

Godolphin’s Authorized seven-year-old doesn’t know how to run a bad race and constantly matches it with the best.

He is, however, out to atone for back-to-back seconds as the beaten favourite in his latest two Group 1 runs including in the Underwood.

Hartnell is the obvious danger drawn better in barrier seven, but he is one run ahead of the mare who had his measure last time out.

It really is a two horse affair in Ladbrokes Stakes betting this spring, with the next best in the markets being Gailo Chop ($10) and Jon Snow ($10) at double figures.

Ace Victorian horseman Darren Weir prepares imported French galloper Gailo Chop who was only a nose off Hartnell when third in the Underwood Stakes trifecta a fortnight ago.

The seven-year-old should be more effective over Saturday’s distance also with five wins from eight goes at the distance, but will need to be improving to run down Bonneval.

Jon Snow is a stablemate of the favourite Bonneval, the fellow Baker & Forsman-trained four-year-old also a Group 1 winner down under having saluted in the autumn’s Group 1 ATC Derby (2400m) in the wet.

Another Caulfield Cup hope for the stable that won with Mongolian Khan (2015), Jon Snow was back in winning form third-up on September 29 in Moonee Valley’s Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m).

Check out the latest Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2017 odds below, betting now open at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2017 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Odds

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Melbourne Cup 2024 Talks for B...

Military Mission Fires in 2023...

Military Mission Fires in 2023 Zipping Classic Results

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Melbourne Cup graduate Military...

Zipping Classic 2023 Field �...

Zipping Classic 2023 Field & Odds Update: Vow And Declare Defends Title

Danny O’Brien’s 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare continues to show a...

Overpass Heads 2023 Winterbott...

Overpass Heads 2023 Winterbottom Stakes Field & Betting Markets

Bjron Baker’s The Everest performer Overpass is tipped to return to winning...

Osipenko Leads The Gong 2023 R...

Osipenko Leads The Gong 2023 Race Field & Betting

The Chris Waller-trained Pierro four-year-old Osipenko is firm favourite in...

Horse Racing Today

The Q22 2024 Results: Fawkner ...

2024 Stradbroke Handicap Resul...

2024 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Three-Year-Old Filly Stefi Magnetica Beats Bella Nipotina

In an incredible finish to Queensland’s best race, Bjorn Baker’s...

Stradbroke Calls For 2024 The ...

Stradbroke Calls For 2024 The Goodwood Winner Benedetta

Brisbane’s Stradbroke Handicap is on the agenda this winter for Jason Warren’s...

Numerian Wins Hollindale Stake...

Numerian Wins Hollindale Stakes 2024 First-Up, Firms in Doomben Cup Betting

Trainer Annabel Neasham made it four straight wins in the A.D. Hollindale...

2024 SA Derby Winner Coco Sun ...

2024 SA Derby Winner Coco Sun Aims at Queensland Oaks

Brisbane’s Queensland Oaks is a likely winter target for the talented Tony...

Race Results

The Q22 2024 Results: Fawkner Park Bolts Home Ahead of Spring Cups

2024 Stradbroke Handicap Results: Three-Year-Old Filly Stefi Magnetica Beats Bella Nipotina

Cox Plate 2024 Calls for JJ Atkins Winner Broadsiding

Melbourne Cup 2024 Talks for Brisbane Cup Winner Alegron

Stradbroke Calls For 2024 The Goodwood Winner Benedetta

Race Previews

Bella Nipotina Heads 2024 Tattersall’s Tiara Field & Betting Markets

Luncies Heads 2024 Ipswich Cup Field, Betting & Weights

2024 Stradbroke Handicap Tips & Best Bets

Brisbane Cup 2024 Field & Odds Update: Mostly Cloudy Top Elect

2024 The Q22 Field & Betting Update: Fawkner Park Favourite

Fields & Form

Bella Nipotina Heads 2024 Tattersall’s Tiara Field & Betting Markets

Luncies Heads 2024 Ipswich Cup Field, Betting & Weights

2024 Stradbroke Handicap Tips & Best Bets

Brisbane Cup 2024 Field & Odds Update: Mostly Cloudy Top Elect

2024 The Q22 Field & Betting Update: Fawkner Park Favourite